Category Archive for "blog"

The Teradata Turnaround

Sep 12 2016

I was at the Teradata Influencer Summit last week, as you might be able to deduce from the shot of me with…

The Big “Bad Data” Brexit

Sep 12 2016

The British vote to leave the European Union took the world and most UK politicians by surprise. The backstory is this: David…

IT’s Getting Very, Very Cloudy

Sep 12 2016

The IT industry has been dominated by a clutch of big vendors throughout its history. That’s not unusual; it’s the norm. “God…

Keeping the Trains Running: Effective Troubleshooting for Hadoop

Sep 12 2016

Image credit: flickr @anonymous Pepperdata in the Tech Lab – Keeping the Trains Running: Effective Troubleshooting for Hadoop blog post by Dez…

The Perils & Pitfalls of Distributed Computing: How to Get Your Operations Back on Track

Sep 12 2016

Image credit: flickr @x-ray_delta_one Pepperdata in the Tech Lab – Hands on With Powerful Distributed Computing Management Tools blog by Dez Blanchfield,…

What Is the Data Economy?

Sep 12 2016

The New Oil or Electronic Contracts? “Data is the new oil.” Many commentators picked up this mantra, suggesting that the explosion of…

Is Your Data Safe in Hadoop?

Sep 12 2016

Hadoop’s HDFS can lose data! What? You didn’t know? We didn’t know for sure either, although we’d heard stories – so it…

Reinvention and Transformation of the Modern Data-to-Insight Pipeline

Sep 12 2016

Image via Flickr @lytfyre Getting data ready for use for self-service analytics and building data products or any other data use case…